bankroll bankroll  /ˈbæŋ ˌkroʊl/


  1. (n) a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
  2. (v) provide with sufficient funds; finance


  1. Over time, though, green groups have realized that one effective way to halt destructive practices is to take on the institutions that bankroll them.
  2. Step 2 was equally simple: hire a lawyer to dial the Top 10 companies in America and get them to bankroll the brothers' parties.
  3. The $200 million Bush campaign bankroll is cited.


  1. Revamp of Water Dept. key to Detroit's restructuring

    Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is considering stripping the name 'Detroit' from the city's water department, transferring assets to a regional group and refinancing the utility's debt, moves that could generate almost $1 billion in savings and bankroll the city's restructuring.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Fans Fund the Fate of Chill's First Original Series

    Pay to play. That's the angle Chill is taking with its first original series, Vigilante Diaries . The social video discovery site, which has venture funding in part from Kleiner Perkins and William Morris Endeavor, is betting its audience will like its new offering enough that they'll literally bankroll the first-person-shooter-themed show, which stars Jay Mewes of Clerks and Jay & Silent Bob ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Health Co-Ops Stumble With Loans, Republicans Say

    President Barack Obama’s use of federal loans to bankroll untested businesses is sparking controversy again, this time over a $6 billion program to create nonprofit competitors to commercial health insurers.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "Democrats who receive sweetheart deals from their campaign contributors shouldn't be pushing legislation forcing taxpayers to bankroll a $300 billion bailout of scam artists and speculators, and the American people have every right to demand...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: John Boehner Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "His unwillingness to denounce the reprehensible activities of the Swift Boat organization and express regret for providing $50,000 to bankroll the organization convinced me that he would not be an acceptable candidate to represent the United States...
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Chris Dodd Source: FOXNews

  3. "I think Mike's one of the greatest fighters that ever lived," King said. "I think he can still be a fighter if he wants to be a fighter. Listen, whatever it is between me and Mike, it ain't about the bankroll. We gonna do what has to be...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Don King Source: ESPN

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